In 1992 the city of Rostock had been the scene of the worst xenophobic riots in Germany since WWII. Local residents besieged a reception center for asylum seekers for several days. How does Rostock deal with this dire legacy 25 years later?
Germany's government spent over €100 million in 2017 for initiatives promoting diversity. But as the country marks the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, intolerance remains a serious issue.
August 24, 1992, marked a dark day in Germany's postwar history as right-wing extremists attacked a refugee home in Rostock-Lichtenhagen. Twenty-five years on, experts met in Berlin to assess how far Germany has come.
A food bank that provides groceries to about 6,000 people decided to stop issuing membership cards to foreigners. Now it's at the center of a heated national debate, and even Chancellor Merkel has an opinion.
Rain and technical issues dampened a demonstration in Dresden to mark the third anniversary of the anti-Islam movement PEGIDA. Thousands of others held a counter-demonstration "for a Dresden without racism."
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